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2017 Sustainability Summit Schedule

8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Welcome and Keynote

“Moving Vulnerable Communities from Surviving to Thriving.”

Environmental Justice

10 - 11:50 a.m.

Breakout Session 1

10 - 10:50 a.m.

(Choose one)

Project Based Environmental Engineering - Half Project
Room: M114
Resources


An Energy-Efficient Future Is Ours If We Seriously Want It
Room: M121/122
Resources


Solar in Your Community
Room: M214
Sustainability at Home


The 4-Foot Perspective: A Case Study on Walkability by Young Students
Room: M101
Environmental Justice


Breakout Session 2

11 - 11:50 a.m.

(Choose one)

Hidden Value in Healthier Buildings
Room: M106
Resources


Sustainability at Home/Urban Farming
Room: M121/122
Sustainability at Home


Not Business as Usual: Fostering Civic Engagement on Climate Change
Room: M101
Environmental Justice


Synergy Session 1

10 - 11:50 a.m.

We Over Me Farm
Room: M233
Urban Farming/Gardening

Backyard Biospheres
Room: M115
Urban Farming/Gardening

Workshop

10 - 11:50 a.m.

Silo Busting Proposal for Sustainable Economic Development in Southern Dallas and Northern Ellis Counties
Room: Performance Hall (E Building)
Environmental Justice

Noon - 1 p.m.

Lunch and Exhibits

3 - 4 p.m.

Tours and Roundtable Discussions  

  • Meet and Greet artist Marilyn Waligore and enjoy her art pieces in the CVC Gallery
  • Tour the CVC Butterfly and Edible Garden to help grow the community and produce (weather permitting)
  • Open Roundtable Discussion about Environmental Justice
  • Open Roundtable Discussion about Sustainable Economic Development
  • Open Roundtable Discussion about Conserving Resources and Saving Money
  • Open Roundtable Discussion about Teaching and Learning About Sustainability

 

Schedule is subject to change; watch for updates.